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Weetabix Nuggets Recipe

Real Chicken Nuggets & Smokey BBQ Sauce

Transform dinner time with this crisp and crunchy kids’ favourite from the team over at BBC Good Food. Weetabix for dinner? The kids won’t believe it.


For the nuggets

  • 2 tbsp light mayonnaise
  • 2 skinless chicken breast fillets, cut into chunks or fingers
  • 25g fresh breadcrumbs
  • 25g lightly crushed Weetabix
  • Salad, to serve

For the BBQ sauce

  • 25g light muscovado sugar
  • 2 tbsp wine vinegar
  • 4 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • ¼ tsp smoked paprika


  1. Heat oven to 220 degrees C.
  2. To make the BBQ sauce, put all the ingredients in a pan with 6 tbsp water, and allow to bubble and reduce for 5 mins.
  3. Meanwhile, put the mayonnaise in a bowl with the chicken and stir well to coat.
  4. Mix the crumbs and Weetabix with some seasoning.
  5. Tip onto a plate and use the crumbs to coat the chicken.
  6. Spread out the chicken pieces on a baking tray and bake for 10 mins until tender but still juicy.
  7. Serve with the BBQ sauce and salad.

From BBC Good Food Sep 13